Shawn Mendes parlays online stardom to chart success
Mendes is the 16-year-old singer-songwriter who came to fame via the six-second video app Vine.
Poll shows few favor death for Tsarnaev
Less than 20 percent of Mass. residents believe Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death, a Globe poll shows.
Making weapons of our own destruction
The events of 9/11 took place a long time ago. A callow United States showed itself to be grossly ignorant in its indiscriminate striking out at Islamic targets, as if there were no differences between Al Qaeda and the Taliban, Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden, Afghanistan and Iraq. But the deeper ignorance was America’s utter blindness to the long-simmering conflict between Sunni and Shitte Muslims.
No one likes spending caps, so they must be good
Behold the spending cap; so simple, almost bland, yet rarely has so little so irritated so many. Known as “sequestration” in the stilted language of Washington’s Beltway universe, that innocuous number on a piece of paper brings forth an endless stream of winces, sighs, and eyeball rolls.
Ware woman arrested after police allegedly find 1,500 bags of heroin
The drugs are valued at about $15,000, according to police.
Police seek driver of car that hit boy, 4
The boy was taken to Boston Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries and later released.
Celtics’ season ends after getting outmuscled by Cavaliers
For Boston, a season that was never expected to reach this point ended with the disappointment of a four-game sweep.
Celtics accomplished a lot, but there’s much more to do
This playoff loss to the Cavaliers was the first step, but the second step is not promised
Celtics-Cavaliers finale gets physical
The physical nature of the series finale took its toll on Kevin Love, who suffered a separated left shoulder.
Red Sox get rocked by Orioles in second straight loss
The Red Sox had a rough series finale against the Orioles Sunday, falling 18-7 at Camden Yards.
Plenty of room for improvement up and down Red Sox roster
The unpredictable Red Sox are capable of winning close games, losing close games, winning blowouts, and losing walkoffs.
Closer Koji Uehara may have to work on his mileage
Radar gun tells a troubling story as his fastball and splitter are down several miles per hour this season.
Patriots among franchises willing to commit to special teams in draft
Last season, eight playoff teams were ranked in the top half of the league in special teams rankings; the Patriots were third.
2015 NFL Draft top prospects: special teams
A look at the top prospects available in this year’s NFL Draft for special teams players.
Boston officer on desk duty after shots fired near Fenway
The move comes after shots were fired early Sunday outside of a bar across the street from Fenway Park.
Beacon Hill’s ‘Big Three’ learn to get along in the early going
However, competing ideas on issues like how to fix the MBTA underscore an ideological split in the state’s political leadership.
Monday’s business agenda
Women entrepreneurs, visual designers, and more notable events and things to know.
A wrongheaded ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Fiddlehead
This misbegotten production tries to find a connection between the journey of Jesus Christ and the events of September 11, 2001.
Colorado prison ‘a high-tech version of hell’
The Supermax prison houses the worst of the worst. And Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may soon call it home.
Old battle lines drawn anew in Kansas
In the state where “separate but equal” died, the governor’s bet on supply-side economics imperils school gains.